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and a teenager is critically injured in an accidental shoot ing involving gun play. and we are under an excessive heat warning and the air quality is expected to be poor. sky 6 hd checking out cape may, it's hot out there and will stay that way for the next few days. david murphy is outdoors with the first check of the accuweather forecast. >> sara i'm getting a break right now, that the sun has faded behind clouds temporarily and i think it's starting to come back and it feels hot and humid out here. we have the heat warning and it began at 11:00 this morning about an hour ago and does not expire until 6:00 friday evening, for the next several days, we are expecting hot and humid conditions and especially urban centers, the heat index will make it feel like up around 100 the next several days and i
think tomorrow will be worse than today. we have the air quality alert, it's a code orange ozone action day. those insensitive groups want to limit your exposure from now until 6:00. you don't want to exert yourself. people with asthma or heart and lung conditions and young kids to take it easy too. we expect the air quality to remain poor. right now up to 90 degrees in philadelphia. that is a quick rise to 90. 88 in trenton and almost 90 in allento allentown, and millville. and cape may 86 degrees. if feels like 92 in philadelphia but we expect that increase this afternoon and get broader and wider tomorrow. we are going for a high temperature this afternoon of 94 degrees, well above the average high of 97.
it will feel close toward 100. i flipped past it fast but you may have noticed we have a 100 degree heat index reading in dover, delaware. next three days check in on your seniors and pets. stray hydrated with water and none caffeinated beverages are best. wear it's light weight light colored clothing. when i step back inside we'll talk about how long this lasts. the excessive heat prompted the philadelphia corporation for aging to activate its heat line. the number is on the screen. counselors will be available to help people stay safe in the heat and nurses will be there to talk to callers about medical problems related to heat. the lines will be open today tomorrow and on friday. with a heat warning in effect,
6abc.com has you covered. with forecast updates and tips on staying cool and our expert meteorologists have you updated on facebook and twitter. and in other news, it's day two of septa's train troubles. commuters that take regional rails started with trains so crowded they passed many stations by and add that to the delays and it was a frustrated morning. john rawlins live now to see how things are shaping up. >> reporter: rick, it is a work in progress. early indications from septa are that there were some limited improvements. there was an uptick in the ridership in the market l, and that is something they want to see. trains passed by stations in at least five cases and one station in bucks county, septa reached out to amtrak for an assist.
>> day two and the septa rail system remains under stress. they made improvements but still packed trains bypassed stations and frustrated passengers hoping to board. >> they are is a train passing us and it's normally a local stop. it's full to capacity as it was leaving fort washington, we knew we would bypass here. >> some passengers making adjustmented. instead of a 7:00 a.m. rush hour train trying to catch the 4:40 or 5:12. >> it's frustrating getting in and i'll stay at work longer and come home later tonight. >> it was like a sardine cram nood a train, there is not a whole lot you can do. >> septa's newest units were grounded for safety issues, last night the rail system was so crowded people were standing in
the areas where the cars connect called vestibules. >> we saw tweets yesterday that showed people riding in the vestibules, we will not move a train if there are people in the vestibule. you have to get inside of the train or that train will sit there. >> this viewer video shows passengers in the vestibule and the septa officer clearing the space before it was clear to move. >> so the system is muddling through here, septa hoping to have news as early as today about leasing spare equipment from other operators probably amtrak or new jersey transit. amtrak already providing an assist. overcrowding at the cornwell heights station in bucks county. septa asked amtrak for help. 89, made an unscheduled stop at that station and was able to pick up 260 passengers from the
septa system and deliver them here to center city. >> all right john, thank you. hillary clinton is in atlantic city, expected to deliver a speech hammering donald trump on his business record there. vernon odom is in atlantic city and has this preview. >> atlantic city, the clinton campaign wants to make it exhibit a, for their core argument that donald trump is unfit for the president of the united states. >> hillary clinton is here to highlight donald trump's serial bankruptcies here and that he stiffed vendors of lots of money when he was a player here and that he cared nothing about the people that lost their jobs and the contractors that never got the money they were owed. the presumptive nominee will be introduced by a small business here who claims to be one of donald trump's biggest victims. the clinton campaign released a video condemning his practices
here this a day after the fbi director blasted hillary clinton's handling of her emails when she was secretary of state. but no criminal charges are forthcoming, the fbi director is being hauled before congress tomorrow for this issue. >> the gop will handle hillary clinton on the character and integrity issue and hillary clinton will continue to blast donald trump saying he will do the same thing for the entire nation that he did for atlanta city. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> and accidental shooting left a 14-year-old girl hurt in the city's german town section, it happened after 3:00 a.m. on lloyd street near eastwood lawn street. the girl and several other teenagers found the gun in the house and were playing with it when it went off. the girl was shot in the hand and the same bullet went into her chest. they found two guns on the roof
of the home, and the girl is in stable condition. in the city's hunting park section a 13-year-old was shot in the leg late last into. it happened on north darrian street. and the teenager was among a group of young people standing on the street when words were exchanged with a woman in the car, she came back a short time later with a man that opened fire on the crowd. we'll have more in the next half hour. >> developing news from washington, d.c. president obama made a major announcement about u.s. military involvement in afghanistan. the president says that troop reduction will slow down. 8400 troops will stay there until at least the end of the next year. there are currently 9800 troops in afghanistan, the president acknowledges that the security situation there is difficult and more afghan men and women and children are dying. they hope to reduce the troop number to 5500 by the
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>> based on information from law enforcement and on footage of the video made available. the video is disturbing to say the least. >> the governor stress there had is no violence related to the protest. a report out today says that the department is still having problems when it comes to care for veterans. it says the va does deliver high quality health care but is inconsistent from one site to the next. the va still needs to improve service. a massachusetts teenager accused of pushing her boyfriend to commit suicide by sending him taunting text messages will stand trial. the trial of michelle carter, roy died of carbon monoxide poisoning after locking himself
inside of her truck. carter convinced roy to stay in the vehicle when he was having second thoughts. >> he brain washed her to the point where she is accepting his idea of this is my only option. the justices ruled that carter engaged in a quote systematic campaign of coercion that could be traced back to his death. if convicted she faces up to 20 years in prison. a hot holiday gift is under a new massive recall for the fire risk is posed. the consumer product commission is recalling a half million hover boards made by 10 different companies. there is the risk that the lithium battery packs could overheat or catch fire. we have the list at 6abc.com sfoo. a boston cabby is being
praised for returning $178,000 that was left if his cab. he took it to the police station because he couldn't find the owner. he told him he was homeless and received the cash in an inheritance. he gave him $100 as a reward. if you are a fan of blackberry's key board, you will not be a fan of what the company is going to do.
you may soon be paying more for your daily latte, starbucks raising prices, they will start to charge up to 30 cents for for some beverages. far bucks have raised prices in early july in each of the last two years. in some years they were raised as much as 20 cents. they were suppose to start the pay hike on july 12th but accidentally started to charge customers more already. and blackberry is are discontinuing the last phone with a key board. they had a quarterly loss of $750 million. for the die hard fans of the key board on the phone, there are still models available online but once they are gone that will be it. health check this noon, lawmakers in congress will
hammer out final legislation to fix the opioid epidemic. the obama administration announced a rule for doctors to triple the amount of patients they can treat with a drug that is approved to treat opioid addiction. the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight at 4:00. alicia vitarelli is here with a look ahead. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00, a local well known restaurant in philadelphia is celebrating its big 40th anniversary by going back in time. they are rolling back their prices to what they were four decades ago. we are talking about a steak for only $16 and that is just one of the more expensive dishes you'll be playing 1976 prices for. find out how to get in on the delicious discounts. and a video going viral for
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the nrg power company gave a big boost to mana the nonprofit that serves meals to those in need. they presented a $20,000 check to mana's headquarters in center city. this check will keep their meal program running. funding for that program was recently cut. they are urging people to donate through the philanthropic
program. a look at the rising temperatures out there. >> today, tomorrow and friday, and things get better on saturday. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing you we are dry across the region and extreme southern delaware and a shower popping up and the possibility of that and in the poconos today. as we take a look outside we have sky 6 and plenty of sunshine and a good looking day and if not for the high temperatures and high humidity. 90 degrees at the noon hour, your dew point slipped to 64 and that is all ready up at 65 noticeable humidity. anything over 60 is humid. this morning we were close to 70 and some areas are looking sticky and philadelphia in that range. winds from the south-southwest at 8 miles per hour. not too much of a breeze this afternoon. high temperatures are hot even without the humidity, 89 degrees in allentown and 88 in trenton, 90 in wilmington and 88 in
trenton. future tracker 6 showing you that sun and clouds mix the rest of the way again as we go through the afternoon a shower or a brief thunderstorm is possible especially in southern delaware and up in the poconos a shower there as well. we get later up to 6:00, later this evening we don't expect much at all. lehigh valley's forecast is for clouds and sun and a hot and humid high of 93, it will feel like the upper 90s during the height of the afternoon heating, at the shore relief. 84 on the beach and ocean temperature is 64 and on the warm and humid side along the water. and in philadelphia 94 is your high with the mix of sun and clouds, hot and humid conditions, winds running 6 to 12 miles per hour and the heat index into the upper 90s this afternoon in philadelphia. if you head to the ballpark it's the 1:05 get away game for the braves and the phillies, it's a day you will want to keep the
cool drinks flowing, remember that caffeinates and alcoholic beverages don't work well. 93 in the ninth inning, seek out shade during times at the ball game. it's air conditioner weather, 92 by 5:00 and 91 by 6:00 and 7:00 we are still up close to 90 degrees and still humid. overnight 76, the muggy low under partly cloudy skies and tomorrow we basically do it all over again. today, tomorrow and friday. we'll be in the same pattern with the ring of high pressure shoving the jet stream to the north and the cool air in canada and we are stuck with hot and humid conditions. one of them is that car heat death problem, it seems like every summer someone forgets about the pet or child and leaves them in the car and this is how hot it can get in a vehicle like this, in a half hour or less than that.
i know you are rushing around, if you have pets or kids in the car take them with you. hot and sticky and humid out there. excessive heat feeling like 100 with a high of 95 and another hot and humid excessively hot day. a slight chance of a thunderstorm tomorrow and better chance friday flight because that is when the cold front transitions us to more comfort weather. >> and friday night showers and thunderstorms, maybe some on saturday but it looks better, a high of just 89 on saturday. >> you going to the game? >> no i'm not, i'm going to watch it. >> david thank you. finally this half hour, boy this would make a great plot for a horror movie, a ghost town up tore sale on craigslist. cabin trail is hitting the market for $350,000, the owner is anxious to sell the ghost
town, it became empty in the 1970s when a murder occurred here. the asking price is hauntingly low and could drop lower. >> there is much more ahead in the next half hour off "action news" at noon. skin cancer isn't common in kids but they can get it from too much sun exposure. one local family's journey with the disease. how snoop dog is now getting involved in the presidential race. that and more.
tops and shorts are probably the best things to wear to keep cool and it's heat is on and we have the latest from accuweather on the heat warning and a teenage boy is recould having after bullets went flying through a crowd of people in philadelphia. and we are live with the latest. and hillary clinton comes to town to campaign and talk business down at the jersey shore. the heat combined with the humidity are creating dangerous conditions. always a good idea to keep yourself hydrated and check in on senior relatives o